detraction

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the act of revealing previously unknown faults of another person to a third person
the act of detracting something, or something detracted
a derogatory or malicious statement; a disparagement, misrepresentation or slander
{n} slander, scandal, defamation, censure
a petty disparagement
A taking away or withdrawing
{i} belittlement, derogation; abuse, slander, defamation
the act of discrediting or detracting from someone's reputation (especially by slander); "let it be no detraction from his merits to say he is plainspoken"
The act of taking away from the reputation or good name of another; a lessening or cheapening in the estimation of others; the act of depreciating another, from envy or malice; calumny
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to take away in such manner as to lessen value or estimation
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{v} to lssen, slander, scandalize, defame
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{a} apt or tending to detract
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To take away; to withdraw or remove
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take away a part from; diminish; "His bad manners detract from his good character"
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If one thing detracts from another, it makes it seem less good or impressive. The publicity could detract from our election campaign. detract from to make something seem less good
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To take credit or reputation from; to defame
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To take away a part or something, especially from one's credit; to lessen reputation; to derogate; to defame; often with from
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To take credit or reputation from; to defame or decry
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To take away; to withdraw
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{f} belittle, speak ill of, slander, defame
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Tending to lower in estimation; depreciative
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causing to decrease in importance or value; "detractive influences on the volume of investment"
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causing to decrease in importance or value; "detractive influences on the volume of investment
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Tending to detract or draw
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{s} belittling, derogative; slanderous, insulting
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